FORMER Magistrate Ian Le Marquand has topped the poll in the 2008 Senatorial election.
The newcomer to politics polled a total of 14,238 votes, placing first in all 12 parishes.
The other successful candidates are all sitting States Members, but they do not include Senator Mike Vibert. He has lost his seat after 12 years in the States, placing ninth behind Deputy Geoff Southern and Mike Higgins.
Mr Le Marquand, pictured with his family after the final result was announced, is following in the footsteps of his late uncle, Senator J J Le Marquand. Behind him came Deputy Alan Breckon (10,273 votes), Deputy Alan Maclean (9.084), Senator Paul Routier (8775), Senator Philip Ozouf (8,712) and Sarah Ferguson (8,546).
Four new Constables have also been elected – Senator Len Norman (St Clement), Deputy Deidre Mezbourian (St Lawrence), Deputy Juliette Gallichan (St Mary) and John Refault (St Peter).
And Islanders voted overwhelmingly against the introduction of Central European Time.
• Full reports and pictures in Thursday’s Jersey Evening Post.